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[movies]Hotel and Restaurant Workers - AFL-CIO

Keywords: Occupations: Service
Downloads: 3,830 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Pharmacist, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Career opportunities.
Keywords: Occupations: Pharmacy
Downloads: 11,560 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Machinist and Tool Maker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.

Keywords: Occupations: Machinist
Downloads: 9,074 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Finding Your Life's Work - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Classic vocational guidance film produced to snap America's teenagers out of a Depression mood.
Keywords: Occupations: Vocational
Downloads: 7,073 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Life Insurance Occupations - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Career opportunities in the industry.
Keywords: Occupations: Insurance
Downloads: 1,891 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Woodworker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Woodworking in mills, construction and cabinetmaking.
Keywords: Occupations: Woodworking
Downloads: 54,383 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Secretary's Day, The - Coronet Instructional Films
Compares daily activities of a secretary with those of a stenographer.
Keywords: Occupations: Clerical
Downloads: 12,560 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Bookkeeping and Accounting - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Work of the bookkeeper and accountant in the pre-computer era.
Keywords: Occupations: Accountancy
Downloads: 4,873 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Barbers - Norwood Studios
Shows the jobs of a hairstylist, a barber and a beautician and the transformations they bring about on an entire family.
Keywords: Occupations: Service
Downloads: 11,073 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Librarian, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Shows the work of different library personnel.
Keywords: Occupations: Librarians
Downloads: 48,119 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Forestry and Forest Industries - Holmes (Burton) Films
Forest rangers at work and people engaged in harvesting, processing, and distributing forest products.
Keywords: Occupations: Forestry
Downloads: 5,034 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Sheet Metal Worker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Vocational guidance and training film.
Keywords: Occupations: Metalworking
Downloads: 4,873 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Welding Operator, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Methods of welding and occupational prospects for welders.
Keywords: Occupations: Welding
Downloads: 10,386 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Electrician, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Work of the electrician in three major fields: power and lighting, communication, and transportation.
Keywords: Occupations: Electrical
Downloads: 5,366 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Transportation: Bus, Truck, and Taxi - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Jobs moving people.
Keywords: Occupations: Transportation
Downloads: 6,370 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Air Transportation - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Workings of a commercial airline before air travel became a mass phenomenon.
Keywords: Occupations: Aviation
Downloads: 9,044 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Town and the Telephone, The - Murphy (Owen) Productions
Employee orientation film for telephone company workers explaining structure and corporate values of the Bell System. With excellent footage of communications workers and everyday life, in Technicolor.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: General; Occupations: Electronics
Downloads: 13,646 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Bookbinders - Norwood Studios
Shows the work of bookbinders and the final steps in the process of manufacturing printed books. From the "Americans at Work" series.
Keywords: Communication: Books; Occupations: Bookbinding; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 16,931 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]You Can Tell by the Teller - Wilding Picture Productions
Instructional film for telephone business office cashiers (tellers) who interact with the public, with a heavy dose of period sexism.
Keywords: Occupations: Clerical; Occupations: Customer service; Communication: Telephone
Downloads: 7,072 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Success in Business - Unknown
Story of a middle-class white-collar worker who finds the way to succeed in business, making his wife and family happy and enjoying affluence.
Keywords: Business; Occupations: Clerical
Downloads: 3,292 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]White Wonder - Wilding Picture Productions
Salt, its extraction and uses in national defense, industry, agriculture, and the home. A feast of late-1950s imagery of everyday life, culture and industry.
Keywords: Salt; Occupations: Mining
Downloads: 8,898 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Restaurant Operator, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Jobs in food service.
Keywords: Occupations: Food service
Downloads: 3,738 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]It Takes Everybody to Build This Land - Ritter Young Lerner Associates
Traces the development and discusses the importance of specialization in American industry and agriculture, with the added attraction of a left-populist folkie score.
Keywords: Interdependence; Labor; Occupations: General
Downloads: 2,014 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][California Cotton Mills]
Workers and machines at the California Cotton Mills in Oakland.
Keywords: Occupations: Textile; Cotton
Downloads: 4,305 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]What Makes a Fine Watch Fine? - Handy (Jam) Organization
History and practice of precision watchmaking at the Hamilton factory in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Keywords: Timekeeping; Occupations: Watchmaking
Downloads: 13,620 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Typesetting: Linotype (Part II) - Salesian Vocational and Technical Schools, Italy
How mechanical typesetting works.
Keywords: Communication: Typesetting; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 8,539 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Why Study Science? - Centron Productions
Family discusses how the study of science can help son and daughter make intelligent decisions on problems they will confront in the world.
Keywords: Science; Occupations: Scientific
Downloads: 22,000 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Fire and Police Service - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Vocational film showing the work of emergency service personnel.
Keywords: Occupations: Public safety
Downloads: 4,055 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Printing - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Printing occupations, opportunities and technologies before electronics and computers changed the world.
Keywords: Occupations: Printing; Communication: Printing
Downloads: 26,511 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Typesetting: Linotype (Part I) - Salesian Vocational and Technical Schools, Italy
How mechanical typesetting works.
Keywords: Communication: Typesetting; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 17,031 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Color it Clean - University of Illinois, Motion Picture Service
Shows the detailed steps necessary to achieve a high standard of cleanliness in a public restroom and presents the opinions, attitudes and personal feelings of the men who do the job, giving voice in particular to a janitor in a university building. Director: James W. Hall. Janitor: Hance Nelson.
Keywords: Occupations: Janitorial; Health and hygiene; Occupations: Building maintenance
Downloads: 17,776 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Banking services and procedures in the pre-computer era.
Keywords: Economics; Occupations: Banking industry; Finance
Downloads: 2,027,373 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Speaking of Rubber (Part I) - Roush (Leslie) Productions, Inc.
Narrated by a retired "rubber man," this classic industrial film shows the uses and manufacturing of rubber products. With excellent images of making boots, tire manufacturing, traction tests, and innovative uses of rubber.
Keywords: Rubber; Occupations: Rubber workers; Chemistry
Downloads: 5,730 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Speaking of Rubber (Part II) - Roush (Leslie) Productions, Inc.
Narrated by a retired "rubber man," this classic industrial film shows the uses and manufacturing of rubber products. With excellent images of making boots, tire manufacturing, traction tests, and innovative uses of rubber.
Keywords: Rubber; Occupations: Rubber workers; Chemistry
Downloads: 4,287 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]From Trees to Tribunes (Part III) - Unknown
Everything that happens to produce an issue of the Chicago Tribune, from logging to newswriting and cartooning.
Keywords: Forest industry; Media: Newspapers; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 3,040 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Food for America (Part II) - Calvin Company (Presumed production company)
This Kodachrome film is a travelogue of epic length in which the camera rarely leaves the factory floor. Mrs. Harwood, a lady of a certain social position, decides to research her women's club presentation on the American dairy industry by visiting Meadow Gold facilities across the country. Assisted by supportive company executives and a host of hospitable plant managers, she (and we) learn a great deal about the operations of the dairy industry and its importance in feeding forty million Americ...
Keywords: Food industry; Dairy industry; Occupations: Dairy industry
Downloads: 3,201 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Front Line, The - Niles (Fred) Communications Centers, Inc.
How to be an effective supermarket checker.
Keywords: Consumerism; Agriculture: Food industry; Occupations: Retail
Downloads: 26,977 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]I Want to Be a Secretary - Coronet Instructional Films
Follows a young woman through her clerical training and job search. Shows pre-World War II offices and office workers, primarily women. One of Coronet's earliest educational films.
Keywords: Social guidance; Occupations: Clerical; Gender roles
Downloads: 20,070 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant"...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 14,295 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Making a New Day Out of Tuesday (Part I) - Unknown
How the Ironrite automatic ironing machine makes the life of the housewife much easier.
Keywords: Home economics: Laundry; Occupations: Housework; Appliances: Sales
Downloads: 15,477 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]How to Keep a Job - Coronet Instructional Films
What you need to do to stay employed: choose the right job, get along with colleagues, maintain positive attitude, etc.
Keywords: Occupations: Vocational training; Social guidance; Teenagers
Downloads: 11,694 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Days of Our Years - Dudley Pictures Corporation
Disturbing and sometimes maudlin trilogy of accidents and their effects on railroad workers and their families, shot with virtuosity in working-class Los Angeles.
Keywords: Safety: Occupational; Transportation: Railroad; Occupations: Transportation
Downloads: 18,852 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(15 reviews)
[movies]Big Train, The (Part I) - MPO Productions
Operations of the New York Central Railroad. Producer and director: Victor Solow. Introduced by NYCRR president Alfred E. Perlman.
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad; Occupations: Railroad; New York State
Downloads: 14,983 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Released the same year as two other films with which it shares similarities: MODERN TIMES and TRIUMP...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 33,354 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Progress Parade - Unknown
News release reflecting innovations and happenings from the petroleum industry. Includes a sequence on "fishing" for a lost drill bit, soothing an infant with baby oil, how LP gas serves us in the home and on the job, how a "Citadel" service station operator serves his community, and a research program at Louisiana State University that investigates (and finds no) effects on oysters from nearby oil drilling.
Keywords: Oil industry; Occupations: Petroleum workers; Environment
Downloads: 8,621 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Master Hands (Part III) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant"...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 12,170 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Operator Toll Dialing: Dialing - Audio Productions, Inc.
Instructional film for telephone operators.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: Communications; Gender roles
Downloads: 351
[movies]Troubles of a Merchant and How to Stop Them, The (Part II) - Essanay Film Manufacturing Company
How a storekeeper's business suffers due to lack of financial controls and how installation of a National Cash Register restores its profitability. One of the many early educational/training films sponsored by communications visionary and NCR president John H. Patterson.
Keywords: Sales: Training; Cash registers; Occupations: Retail
Downloads: 2,511 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Food for America (Part I) - Calvin Company (Presumed production company)
This Kodachrome film is a travelogue of epic length in which the camera rarely leaves the factory floor. Mrs. Harwood, a lady of a certain social position, decides to research her women's club presentation on the American dairy industry by visiting Meadow Gold facilities across the country. Assisted by supportive company executives and a host of hospitable plant managers, she (and we) learn a great deal about the operations of the dairy industry and its importance in feeding forty million Americ...
Keywords: Food industry; Dairy industry; Occupations: Dairy industry
Downloads: 4,061 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Nursing - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Careers for women and men.
Keywords: Occupations: Health care; Gender roles; Medicine: Nursing
Downloads: 8,566 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
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